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Witch's Wit - The Lost Abbey

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very good

361 Ratings
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Ratings: 361
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 32
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: illidurit on 08-04-2008)
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

afsdan, Mar 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

jkane101, Mar 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

GraduatedCashew, Feb 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

jaydoc, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

MarioM, Feb 22, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

poured cloudy straw with thick white head. Good retention, and mild carbonation

Aroma: wheat and citrus

taste: sweet with lemony wheat character. Minimal hops.

mouthfeel: sticky with a bit of tingly

overall: pretty tasty, but sweet and bit thick (cloying). could stand to be dryer.

MrBoz21, Feb 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

DantheMan75, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of smakawhat
4.31/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a Hoegaarden glass.

An absolutely crystal clear golden brass yellow and lemon body. Noticeable numerous but not dominant carbonation rising through. Head is classic witbier fluffy white and soapy, but with good three fingers tall and staying power. Real nice looker, bright, clear probably the best looking witbier I've seen.

Great nose to match so far. Huge floral notes and sweet perfume. Lavender. Grape penny store candy also, but nothing overbearing. The drink screams of purple in the fact if I could put that into words.

Taste matches a little more toned down than the nose hints at, but it's subtlety makes for easier drinking. Light bodied sugared grape and floral mid palate. Some nice crispness with toned down sucrose Belgian quality. Wine like floral notes and a subtle sugar perfume component that matches nicely with lavender, white grape, accents, and spicy almost peppery finish too.

This is a real interesting take on a witbier and a real enjoyable one. Can't say I've had one like this before it might be a new favorite of mine for sure.

smakawhat, Feb 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

SoCaliC8, Jan 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

RinZo, Jan 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Adkins1203, Jan 01, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look: Large fizzy, big bubbles white head, very fast retention, mostly diminishing. Leaves a very thin thick layer for the whole ride. Color is cloudy - darker straw yellow - wheat! what a surprise. Some carbonation visible.

Smell: Wheat, yeast, spicy - peppers, cloves. Hint of banana and some honey. All light, goes with the style I guess. Comes off as fresh and easy going.

Taste: A bit more honey to detect. There is some grapefruit, lemon zest. This goes to light sweet wheat middle, banana, yeast and ends in light bitterness and sour with spicy/earthy honey notes. Some hop to detect. Everything is very gentle.

Mouthfeel: No surprises here too, fresh, crisp carbonation, light-med body, very drinkable, goes down easy.

Overall: Typical witbier, does down like nothing and not too much taste to stop you from drinking it like a mad man. Easy, gentle, fresh, simple but enjoyable.

tmzl, Dec 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

BillRoth, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

vinny21bal, Dec 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

deereless, Dec 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

MistahBeah, Nov 27, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lost Abbey Witch's Wit

Appearance: clear straw yellow, good lacing, and a medium head.

Smell: yeast, apples, and a slightly malty grain.

Taste: fresh fruit, light hop, some grain, and a touch of yeast.

Mouthfeel: medium-light and smooth.

This is a pretty good brew. While it is somewhat lighter, the flavor is full and smooth without being watery. There is a touch of bitterness in the finish.

megahurts4, Nov 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

bcerv-ca, Nov 17, 2013
Witch's Wit from The Lost Abbey
85 out of 100 based on 361 ratings.